2014 Acura RLX Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    15V301000
    Recall Date
    05/20/2015
    Component
    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING
    Summary

    Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX 2WD and AWD, RLX and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) may incorrectly interpret certain roadside objects such as metal fences or metal guardrails as obstacles and unexpectedly apply the brakes.

    Consequence

    If the CMBS unexpectedly applies emergency braking force while driving, there is an increased risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the CMBS software, free of charge. The recall began on July 6, 2015. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's numbers for this recall is JQ4, JQ5 and JQ6.

  • Recall Number
    14V792000
    Recall Date
    12/16/2014
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
    Summary

    American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured November 22, 2012, to January 30, 2014, 2015 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured June 4, 2014, to November 18, 2014, and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles manufactured November 5, 2013, to July 25, 2014. An aluminum film applied to the inner reflector of the headlight may experience adhesion issues causing the film to delaminate. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence

    Delamination of the aluminum film may diminish output of the headlight, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace both of the headlights, free of charge. The recall began February 2, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-310-783-2000. Honda's number for this recall is JN2.

  • Recall Number
    14V639000
    Recall Date
    10/10/2014
    Component
    SEAT BELTS
    Summary

    American Honda Motor Company (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, to August 25, 2014, and 2014 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured November 5, 2012, to November 25, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the driver and front passenger seat belt may not extend or retract in low temperatures.

    Consequence

    A seatbelt that does not function increases the risk of injury in a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Honda has notified owners, and dealers will replace the driver and front passenger seat belts, free of charge. The recall began in November 2014. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this recall is JK7 for the MKX, and JK8 for the RLX.

  • Recall Number
    13V622000
    Recall Date
    12/16/2013
    Component
    SUSPENSION:REAR
    Summary

    AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR COMPANY (HONDA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2014 ACURA RLX VEHICLES MANUFACTURED AUGUST 7, 2012, THROUGH NOVEMBER 5, 2013. THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE REAR LOWER CONTROL ARMS TO THE SUB-FRAME OF THE VEHICLE MAY HAVE LOOSENED DURING TRANSPORT TO DEALERSHIPS.

    Consequence

    LOOSE REAR LOWER CONTROL ARM BOLTS MAY REDUCE STEERING ABILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARM BOLTS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY JANUARY 2014. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009. HONDA'S NUMBER FOR THIS RECALL IS JD0.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.